Longford's former Love Island contestant Maura Higgins has said that she is "very happy" with Curtis Pritchard despite his comments that he does not know what his future holds in terms of relationships.

Speaking to ITV's This Morning Higgins said: "We're very happy and we're taking things slow, you don't have to put a label on anything.

"He makes me happy, I make him happy and that's all that's important. In the villa it's very different, and now we're out of the villa we just want to take things slow, go on dates - we've not had our first official date outside of the villa yet." She said.

Higgins added: "We just want to do normal things and see where it goes. But I'm very happy with him.She added: "I'm not in love (with him) just yet, but I'm definitely getting the feels."

Curtis had been quoted in The Sun newspaper as saying: "I've been with women and I'm with a woman now. You can never put a label on anything. It's a cliche to say, but love is blind. I can never ever say what will happen in the future. I wouldn't rule anything out."

Speaking to ITV's Lorraine Curtis said: "Basically, I'm happy with Maura. I'm happy with how things are going with Maura and I can see a future with Maura.

"Maura's head is clear and my head is clear on where we're going. But I think the future is an unwritten path sometimes and you don't know. Like last year, would I have ever said I'd have been on Love Island? No, never." He added.

The pair were on The Reunion (of Love Island) on Sunday night, where they appeared to hint they had become intimate with each other after abstaining during their time on the programme.

The latest series of the popular ITV2 show was won by Amber Gill and Limerick's Greg O'Shea, who scooped the £50,000 prize. 

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